Wednesday, December 14, 2011

American Artist Ralph Brancaccio Travels to India to Inspire Young Artists

"Holy Ghost" (2000)
INDIA - NY born conceptual artist, Ralph Brancaccio joined more than 70 painters and sculptors of international repute in the 25-day International Sculpture and Painting Symposium being held at the Sri Guru Vidya Peeta Education Institute complex at India's Kanadal village on the outskirts of the city. Six sculptors including Brancaccio, according to The HINDU are donating their works to the peeta as a gesture to promote fine arts education among youth. Born in NY in 1960, Brancaccio is represented by Saatchi Gallery in NYC and his provocative conceptual works challenge social paradigms including faith and conscience. He is als noted for creating his works using unorthodox tools such as manhole covers. [link]


"Y AIDS" by Ralpha Brancaccio. Courtesy of The Cambridge Chronicle